Core Administration Town Hall - Focus on Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET

Slide presentation.

Please join the ABRF DEI Council at the Core Administrators Town Hall on Thursday, April 15
th from 1-2pm ET as they share a summary of the Annual Meeting DEI breakout sessions, including programming and organization review recommendations. We’ll also be hearing from two partners, InnovATE BIO and PAIR-UP, about their efforts to promote and uplift diversity, equity, and inclusion.

InnovATE BIO is a National Biotechnology Education Center aimed at biotechnology and education and workforce development. Partner organizations and institutions include Madison College, Wisconsin; Forsyth Technical Community College, North Carolina; DNA Learning Center, New York; Finger Lakes Community College, New York; Digital World Biology, Washington; and BABEC in California. Join us as we learn more about the InnovATEBIO Network and how the ABRF community can partner with InnovATEBIO to promote diversity. 

PAIR-UP (Partnering to Advance Imaging Research for URM Scientists Program) is a new program designed to provide professional development workshops, hands-on training, tutorials and conferences to advance research projects of Black scientists reliant on advance imaging technology. Come learn about how the ABRF community can partner with PAIR-UP to host workshops and provide training.

Draft Agenda

  1. Brief Welcome and Introduction
  2. Partner Presentation #1
  3. Partner Presentation #2
  4. Summary of Annual Meeting DEI Session